After the irritating and pointless extra time needed for matches in the Round of 16, Germany managed to hold off the French swiftly. Check out the highlights from the match here, courtesy of Aaron Moniz from Entertainment Revisited.
Germany did well to overcome France today, getting a 1-0 win over France through defensive solidity. Although they looked suspect in the beginning, with a flu outbreak across the squad, Mats Hummels and Toni Kroos bossed the field today.
France vs Germany:
Muller won a free kick on the right wing at the half line in the 5th minute, after being challenged by Evra. Germany retained possession.
Benzema struck behind the net in the 7th, and from a TV screen it looked in. Neither side seemed to have momentum.
Griezmann beat the defence by receiving a great lob through ball, but Hummels quickly slid his cross out of the box in the 11th.
Germany had a free kick in the 12th, as Pogba challenged Kroos. GOAL! MATS HUMMELS! Kroos’s free kick…
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